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Today every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate the day when this planet may no longer be habitable. Every man, woman and c ...
When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.
Oh that my Pow'r to Saving were confin'd:
Why am I forc'd, like Heav'n, against my mind,
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Yet, rather, are we scabbards to our souls. And the drawn sword of genius is more glittering than the drawn cimeter of Saladin.
your bones,
round rulers, round nudgers, round poles,
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Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
We soon saw, as he saw, that he was not to be pardoned or rescued by men. That would have been to disarm him, to restore to him a ...
Therefore take up the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to st ...
ah! the uplifted sword
Of his hand again my bosom! and oh, the broad
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Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise King born of all England.
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